(Originally sent January 2009)
Whenever people talk about not being able to keep a cat because they live in a flat with no ground floor access, the same idea always pops into my head. Here’s a video of someone actually doing that idea:
Transcripts and audio of incredible 999 calls:
A quote, or rather, a Latin saying
“de gustibus et coloribus non est disputandum”
– “There’s no arguing about tastes and colours.”
Last week I asked about the Paradox of Value. Wikipedia covers it rather well:
This week, it’s time for another Paradox:
The Atheist’s Paradox
1) DNA is not merely a molecule with a pattern; it is a code, a language, and an information storage mechanism.
2) All codes are created by a conscious mind; there is no natural process known to science that creates coded information.
3) Therefore DNA was designed by a mind.
It’s supposed to be a paradox in the sense that an Atheist is unable to refute the logic but also unable to accept that DNA was designed. My question is of course: what is wrong with this argument?
Although it’s a bit against the spirit I intended for Things, I am forced to link to the same site as last week, since the Big Picture has a marvellous satellite shot of this week’s big inauguration: